Police Headquarters

             For the development and advancement of civilization and  culture, the establishment of rule of law is a must. It is the Police, which enforces the law and order in the society and thus help protect the pace of development. The Police Head Quarters was established in the year 1965. It was then headed by an Inspector General of Police. The first Inspector General of Police was Sri R.N. Sheopoory, IPS from 1965 to 1967. On 2nd February 1987, Sri H.C. Jatav, IPS joined as  the first Director General of Police, Tripura. The State is divided into 8 Districts comprising 25 Police sub-divisions, 71 Police Stations and 34 Police Out Posts. The organisation as  of now have  5 Inspector Generals of Police, 3 DIGsP and Superintendents / Commandants of various units. There are 12 Battalions of Tripura State Rifles of which 9 are India Reserve Battalions.

 

DGP Tripura
SHRI AKHIL KUMAR SHUKLA, IPS
DIRECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE, TRIPURA.

        Akhil Kumar Shukla is an officer of 1986 batch of IPS, allotted to erstwhile Manipur-Tripura, now Tripura Cadre. He holds Master Degree in Physics and M. Phil  in Strategic Studies. He is recipient of Indian Police Medal for Meritorious Service (2003) and President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service (2010). He is alumni of prestigious National Defence College, Delhi (50th; Golden Jubilee Course). He took over as DGP, Tripura, on April 10, 2017.

        After basic training at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy, Hyderabad, Shri Akhil Kumar Shukla joined as Assistant Superintendent of Police (U/T) at then Police Training College (now KTDS Police Training Academy), Agartala on Sept. 30, 1987. He had two tenures of Central deputation in IB from Dec. 1994 - Apr. 2000 and Jan. 2005- Apr. 2017 where he served in various capacities and handled a number of assignments. He was Additional Director, IB, before joining as DGP, Tripura.

          In Tripura, he has served in various capacities including ASP (Central), Agartala, with additional charge of SDPO, Belonia, for a few months; Addl. SP (Rural), West, Agartala; Addl. SP (North), Kailashahar; Commandant (HG); Commandant (TAP 1st Bn.); SP (West), Agartala; SP (South), Udaipur; DIG (Communication) and DIG (CID) before taking over as DIG (Range) in March, 2001, the post he held till his promotion as IGP (Law & Order) in July, 2004. 

 

 

SHRI V.S. YADAV, IPS
DIRECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE (CRIME), & DIRECTOR FIRE SERVICE, TRIPURA.

G S Rao, IPS
SHRI G. S. RAO, IPS
INSPECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE (TSR & OPS)

 

            Shri Goduguluri Srinivasa Rao belongs to the 1999 batch of the Indian Police Service and is borne on the Tripura Cadre. He has done his B.Tech in Computer Engineering from Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management, Andhra University, Vishakapatnam.

He has served in Tripura in various capacities as SDPO Amarpur, Addl S.P.(Rural) West Tripura District, Commandant 5th Bn. Tripura State Rifles, SP North Tripura District, SP West Tripura District, AIG (Operations) PHQ, SP South Tripura District and SP (Special Branch). He has conducted large number of successful Counter Insurgency operations during this period. He was awarded Antrik Suraksha Seva Medal, Police Special Duty Medal and the DGP’s Commendation Disc.

             He has joined the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy on Central deputation in July 2010 and worked as Assistant Director (Administration), Assistant Director (Indoor Studies) and on promotion as Deputy Director (Indoor Studies), Deputy Director (Works), Deputy Director (Basic Course) and Controller of Examinations. He is closely involved in training of IPS Probationers during this period. While in the Academy, he was awarded the Director’s Commendation Disk & Insignia twice on 30.10.2013 and 28.10.2015.  In recognition of his services, the President’s Police Medal for Meritorious Service was awarded on the occasion of Republic Day – 2015. 

               After serving the SVPNPA for 6 ½ years he has joined back the Cadre and is posted on promotion as IGP (TSR & Training) w.e.f.28.02.2017.

 

SHRI KHATRA JOY REANG, IPS
SHRI KHATRA JOY REANG, IPS
INSPECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE (ADMINISTRATION)

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             Shri Khatra Joy Reang, IPS joined Tripura Police Service on 26.08.1985. On completion of Basic Training at North-Eastern Police Academy, Barapani, Shillong in 1986,he served as  Asstt. Comdt.(DAR) and SDPO, Kailashahar, North Tripura. He held the post of Assistant Commandant, 1st Bn TSR, Police Training College, Dy. SP(HQ) Dhalai District. He was posted as Addl. Superintendent of Police, Dhalai District, (1996-1998),Commandant, Special Armed Force in 1998-1999 and Principal, Police Training College, Narsingarh. He functioned as Superintendant of Police, Dhalai District in 2000-2002.  He was appointed in Indian Police Service in 2010 and allotted 1999 batch of Manipur- Tripura Cadre.

            He served as Commandant of seven TSR Battalions and had a long stint of eleven years in TSR. He was posted as Asstt. Inspector General of Police(Operations)  in 2013. He served as DIGP(HQ) on promotion from 15.02.2014 to 29.05.2014 at PHQ, Agartala.  Thereafter, he served as DIGP (Northern Range) in 2014-2016, DIGP (HG) and DIGP, Headquarters(2016-17). He joined as Inspector General of Police on promotion on 13.12.2017 and taken over charge of IGP(Administration) from 6.1.2018

            He did his graduation from Union Christian College, Barapani (NEHU) and Post-Graduate in History from Tripura University. He was awarded DGP’s Commendation Disc in 2000 and 2006, Police (Antarik Suraksha Seva) Medal in 2002. He is recipient of President’s Police Medal for Meritorious Service  in 2001 and President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service in 2010. 

 

Shri, Soumitra
SHRI, SOUMITRA DHAR, IPS
DEPUTY INSPECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE (INTELLIGENCE)

Shri, Soumitra Dhar, was inducted in Tripura Police after completion of his basic training at NEPA (under MHA), Shillong , Meghalaya state in the year 1991. During his basic training he was decorated with “BEST CONDUCT” medal for his performance at North East Police Academy (NEPA). He also underwent prestigious Basic foundation Course (BFC) under elite SPG in the year 1992.

In his first posting as Asstt Commandant in the year 1992, he was entrusted with the responsibility of raising TFPF (Tripura Forest Protection Force) under Deptt of Forests, Govt of Tripura independently and the contingent performed its role in countering and containing timber smuggling throughout the state of Tripura in coordination with regular forest guards of the Forest Deptt.

 He served as SDPO, Longtarai valley during early nineties when insurgency was at its peak. As Addl SP, he joined in state vigilance organization in the year 1998 and continued there for more than one year as In-charge SP. He as Addl SP also served west & Dhalai, districts.  

After his elevation as SP in the year 2003  he proceeded for  Kosovo ,the war torn province of Eastern Europe and served there  as member of UN peace keeping force(known as UNMIK) for a period of one year. On return from UN mission, he commanded 9th, 5th, and 7th TSR (Tripura State Rifles) battalions till 2007. He received DGP’s commendation disc during that period.

As superintendent of police, CID he was involved in the investigation of serial bomb blasts in Agartala town in the year 2008.   The cases ended in successful prosecution and conviction. He was also instrumental in monitoring and implementation of CCTNS project in the state during early stage of implementation. He also conceived a joint project with C-DAC, Kolkata to raise successfully a forensic facility to deal with cyber crime investigation in state FSL.

For his meaningful contribution in the service of the state, he was awarded with Police medal for meritorious service on the occasion of Independence Day, 2011. He also served as SP security of the state and looked after VVIP security and security of vital installations of the state till 2014.

 In the year 2015 he joined NIA and served there till 2018. He also headed the branch office, NIA at Kolkata for one year and supervised investigation of cases relating to cross border smuggling of FICN.

He was awarded with Presidents police medal for distinguished service in the Republic day, 2018. On repatriation from central deputation, he is posted as DIG, intelligence and hqrs.

SHRI R. GOPALA KRISHNA RAO, IPS
DEPUTY INSPECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE (CRIME BRANCH)

     

 

SHRI CAREY MARAK,IPS
ASSTT. INSPECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE (POLICE HOUSING & CONSTRUCTION)

SHRI SMRITI RANJAN DAS, IPS
ASSISTANT INSPECTOR GENERAL (LAW & ORDER)

 

                

 

SHRI IPPER MANCHAK DNYANOBA, IPS
ASSTT. INSPECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE (HQ)

 

 

SHRI SUBRATA CHAKRABORTY, TPS
ASSTT. INSPECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE (CRIME)

 

 

SWARASWATI R, IPS
SMT. SWARASWATI R, IPS
ASSTT. INSPECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE (ESTABLISHMENT & CYBER CRIME).

 

 

 

 

SHRI ANANTA DAS, TPS
ASSTT. INSPECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE (TSR)